Dr Lucia Romani
Dr Lucia Romani is a NHMRC early career fellow with over 15 years’ experience leading and collaborating on implementation research focused on infectious diseases in Fiji, Solomon Islands and Ethiopia. She has extensive epidemiologic research experience in a diverse range of areas, including large-scale clinical trials and observational studies, mass drug administration for neglected tropical diseases and sexually transmitted infections in resource-poor settings. She is currently employed as Senior Research Fellow at the Kirby Institute, UNSW Sydney and is an Honorary Senior Research Fellow at the Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Melbourne. Over the past 15 years she has focused on the epidemiology and control of scabies and related complications in the Pacific, and has become recognised internationally as an expert in this field.